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    Subject[PATCH] pci: fix 4x section mismatch warnings
    The following warnings were issued during build of
    drivers/pci with an allyesconfig build:
    WARNING: o-x86_64/drivers/pci/built-in.o(.text+0xdaf): Section mismatch in reference from the function pci_add_new_bus() to the function .devinit.text:pci_alloc_child_bus()
    WARNING: o-x86_64/drivers/pci/built-in.o(.text+0x15e2): Section mismatch in reference from the function pci_scan_single_device() to the function .devinit.text:pci_scan_device()
    WARNING: o-x86_64/drivers/pci/built-in.o(.text+0x1b0c5): Section mismatch in reference from the function pci_bus_assign_resources() to the function .devinit.text:pci_setup_bridge()
    WARNING: o-x86_64/drivers/pci/built-in.o(.text+0x1b32d): Section mismatch in reference from the function pci_bus_size_bridges() to the function .devinit.text:pci_bus_size_cardbus()

    Investigating each case closer it looked like all
    referred functions are only used in the init phase
    or during hotplug.
    So to avoid wasting too much memory in the non-hotplug
    case the simpler fix was to allow the fuctions to
    use code/data from the __devinit sections.
    This was done in all four case by adding the __ref

    Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <>
    Cc: Greg KH <>
    Cc: Adrian Bunk <>
    drivers/pci/probe.c | 4 ++--
    drivers/pci/setup-bus.c | 4 ++--
    2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/drivers/pci/probe.c b/drivers/pci/probe.c
    index 496fc13..f419026 100644
    --- a/drivers/pci/probe.c
    +++ b/drivers/pci/probe.c
    @@ -442,7 +442,7 @@ error_register:
    return NULL;

    -struct pci_bus *pci_add_new_bus(struct pci_bus *parent, struct pci_dev *dev, int busnr)
    +struct pci_bus *__ref pci_add_new_bus(struct pci_bus *parent, struct pci_dev *dev, int busnr)
    struct pci_bus *child;

    @@ -959,7 +959,7 @@ void pci_device_add(struct pci_dev *dev, struct pci_bus *bus)

    -struct pci_dev *pci_scan_single_device(struct pci_bus *bus, int devfn)
    +struct pci_dev *__ref pci_scan_single_device(struct pci_bus *bus, int devfn)
    struct pci_dev *dev;

    diff --git a/drivers/pci/setup-bus.c b/drivers/pci/setup-bus.c
    index 401e03c..86bb6f8 100644
    --- a/drivers/pci/setup-bus.c
    +++ b/drivers/pci/setup-bus.c
    @@ -440,7 +440,7 @@ pci_bus_size_cardbus(struct pci_bus *bus)

    -void pci_bus_size_bridges(struct pci_bus *bus)
    +void __ref pci_bus_size_bridges(struct pci_bus *bus)
    struct pci_dev *dev;
    unsigned long mask, prefmask;
    @@ -495,7 +495,7 @@ void pci_bus_size_bridges(struct pci_bus *bus)

    -void pci_bus_assign_resources(struct pci_bus *bus)
    +void __ref pci_bus_assign_resources(struct pci_bus *bus)
    struct pci_bus *b;
    struct pci_dev *dev;

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